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Author Pettman, Dominic

Title Love and other technologies : retrofitting eros for the information age / Dominic Pettman
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 267 pages)
Contents Love and other technologies -- The storable future and the stored past -- In the artificial gardens of Eden-Olympia -- Facing the interface -- "How was it for me?" not-seeing the non-spaces of pornography -- A self of one's own? -- Mind the gap -- Asymptotic encounters : love freed from itself
Summary Highly ritualized expressions of desire reveal an era's attitude toward what it means to exist as a self among others. Using the writings of Giorgio Agamben, Jean-Luc Nancy and Bernard Stiegler as a springboard, this book explores the 'techtonic' movements of contemporary culture, in relation to the language of eros
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-249) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Love
Civilization, Modern -- 21st century
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Humanism.
Civilization, Modern.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780823235407 (electronic bk.)
0823235408 (electronic bk.)
9781429479103 (electronic bk.)
1429479108 (electronic bk.)
9780823248131 (electronic bk.)
0823248135 (electronic bk.)
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